Bailey s General Store: A Sanibel Treasure

Locally owned and operated for well more than a century, Bailey’s General Store remains a true Sanibel Island treasure. A staple in the community for at least 120 years now, Bailey’s officially got its start back in the late 1800s.

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Blind Pass- One of SW Florida’s Best Kept Secrets

For some of the region’s best shelling and fishing, make time for a visit to one of Southwest Florida’s best kept secrets. Blind Pass cuts between Captiva and Sanibel islands, and offers an ideal spot for beachgoers, including those simply interested in taking in some fantastic views of the area.

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Why Sanibel is a Sheller’s Paradise

You’ve no doubt heard great things about Southwest Florida beaches, but you’re in for a real treat when you visit Sanibel Island. That’s because Sanibel is virtually a sheller’s paradise.

Mike Pence a Fan of Sanibel

The president may be partial to Mar-a-Lago, but it seems Vice President Mike Pence has taken a liking to Sanibel. The vice president has reportedly visited several locations on Sanibel Island in the past, including just a few months ago. Pence and his wife commonly make a stop at Sanibel[…]

Why October is Amazing on Sanibel & Captiva

It may be cool across most of the country right now, but the fall season is actually the perfect time of year to visit Sanibel and Captiva islands. October is an amazing month, not only because of lower humidity in this part of Florida but also because of all the fun events happening in and around the region this time of year.

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Why Sanibel is Perfect for Raising Kids

While Sanibel Island is a great place for those of all ages to see and explore, it’s a perfect location for raising kids. Not only is it popular for its award-winning beaches, but it’s simply a fantastic place for young minds to explore.

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Summer is a Great Time to Vacation on Sanibel and Captiva

If you’re still trying to plan your summer vacation, consider a trip to Sanibel and Captiva. While the cooler months of the year often bring in visitors eager to escape snow and dipping temperatures, the summer season is also a great time to vacation on the islands.

Our Favorite Sanibel Restaurants

While many people come to Sanibel Island for its beaches, there’s plenty more to see and explore in this Southwest Florida locale. This includes dining in some of our favorite Sanibel Island restaurants.

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Butterknife: Near the Beach on Sanibel

For a gated community near the beach on Sanibel, consider searching for your new home in upscale Butterknife. Filled with around three-dozen single-family homes, you’ll find the community just across West Gulf Drive.

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Pointe Santo de Sanibel: Beachfront Sanibel Condos

For beachfront condos on Sanibel Island, consider the many desirable offerings of Pointe Santo de Sanibel. The large condo development provides space for around 140 private condos, coming in one-, two- and even three-bedroom designs.

Sanibel Shell Festival

Visitors from around the world are expected to soon start flocking to Southwest Florida to take part in the annual Sanibel Shell Festival. Now in its 82nd year, the festival comes to Sanibel Island March 7-9.